Police News

Hermiston Police News: Hermiston PD Receives Grants

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  • The Hermiston Police Department recently agreed to terms involving a grant of $26,985 from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). The granted monies are to be used for safety purposes along the Highway 395 corridor during the upcoming construction slated to take place.
  • The Hermiston Police Department was recently awarded $1,800 from the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation. The granted monies will be used to purchase (3) additional AED’s to be placed in patrol vehicles.

Hermiston Police News: Man Arrested for Assault in Stabbing

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On the 17th of March 2016, at approximately 11:05AM, Hermiston officers responded to 1100 W Sunland Ave on a report of a domestic disturbance where one person was possibly stabbed.  Officers arrived and Hermiston Fire and Emergency Services medics tended to a 41 year old female victim with a wound to her neck area.

Hermiston Police News: Hermiston Man Arrested for Animal Neglect

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On the 7th of December 2015, at approximately 12:50PM, Hermiston officers responded to 141 NE 7th Street on a report of possible neglect of animals. Officers contacted David Zehner of that residence and located (14) cats with varying conditions. Of the 14, three were deceased and two were requiring immediate medical care.

Pet Rescue of Hermiston responded and assisted the officers with removing all animals from the small residence.

Hermiston Christmas Express Update

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The 46th annual Hermiston Christmas Express Program is well underway and so far the donations have been on par with previous years.

Citizens can donate unwrapped toys and food at the following locations:

Hermiston Police News: Bomb Hoax Leads to Arrest

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On the 30th of November 2015 at approximately 6:25AM, officers of the Hermiston Police Department were dispatched to 217 E Beebe Ave for a purported bomb having been found inside a garbage can. Officers arrived and met with an employee of Sanitary Disposal who located a box inside an open garbage canister that was scheduled for collection. The cardboard box had “this is a bomb” written on the side.

Hermiston Police News: Captain Johnson graduates Northwestern Univeristy

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The Hermiston Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Captain Darryl Johnson from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University. Captain Johnson successfully completed the 22 week program held from March 9th, 2015 through August 9th, 2015.

Hermiston Police News: Bad Act Leads to Bites

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On the 7th of August 2015, at approximately 4:20 PM, Zachary T. Knaus 26 years of age of 1115 E Gladys Ave, Hermiston, was placed under arrest for Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle and Theft in the Second Degree. Mr. Knaus is alleged to have unlawfully entered an unlocked vehicle in the 800 block of W. Ridgeway Ave and stole $105 in cash out of a wallet.

Hermiston Police News: BENT Drug Bust Leads to Arrest

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On the 30th of July 2015 at approximately 5:30 AM, members of the Oregon State Police SWAT team executed a search warrant on behalf of the Blue Mountain Enforcement Narcotics Team (BENT) at 563 E Hurlburt Ave in Hermiston.

Though not present at the time of the warrant being served, the occupant of the residence, Jose Edgar Salvador Cervantes 31 years of age of that address, was located around 9AM on a traffic stop.

Hermiston Police News: Crime Spree Stopped

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On the 14th of May 2015 at approximately 7:45 AM, Cody Stackhouse, 26 years of age with a last known address of 510 Diane Court, Hermiston, was taken into custody after committing several crimes.

Hermiston Police News: Old Scam, A Few New Details

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In December of last year, Hermiston Police Chief Edmiston released information regarding a phone scam involving perpetrators claiming to be affiliated with “Publishing Clearinghouse”.  The goal of the scam was and is to convince the person contacted that they are a winner of a large amount of money (ex.

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